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Im a classic Massachusetts liberal living in Tokyo. I have been reading DailyKos for over 2 years and never made an account. I have decided to make an account because I have enjoyed this site and I want to join in the conversation.

Diaries published: 77 (864 days since last diary on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 11:19 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1025 (845 days since last comment on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 09:18 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2375

Total Comment Ratings: 5861

Most Recommended Diary: Tesla Motors: The company we SHOULD give Billions to UPDATEDx2, 737 comments, 604 recommends

People Following ProgressiveTokyo: 17

ProgressiveTokyo's Most Recent Diaries:

In Japan guns are illegal (in almost all cases) and last year we had less than 100 gun deaths total. In a country with half the population of the US in the land area of California.
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 163 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 11:19 PM PST with 192 Recommends
Many of us on the left have felt vindicated this election. Many of our long held truths were upheld in the court of public opinion. In one particular case was the decriminalization of cannabis in ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 09:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Good evening (at least here) to my fellow Kossacks! As I do on most nights I watch Stephen Colbert and the episode I watched tonight was his recent interview with Nancy Pelosi and their discussion ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 02:51 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Ok so it has been one hell of a long time since I wrote a diary here. Been busy with my new son and moving to a new part of Japan (maybe should get someone to change my name from ProgressiveTokyo to ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 06:47 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Really writing this diary has been on my mind for quite some time. This so called debt deal with its massive cuts to our most vulnerable citizens was the straw that broke this camels back. Im so ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 07:14 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Ok, I need to explain this title. And in order to understand this title you have to understand a bit of Japanese television. You see 24 is VERY popular here (and I know how that may make folks here ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 10:53 PM PDT with 38 Recommends

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